Databases for In-Library Use Only

Ancestry Library Edition

  • Provides genealogical and historical research capabilities. With more than 5 billion names in over 4,600 databases, includes census, military, court, land, and probate records; vital and church records; directories; and passenger lists.

British Columbia Codes

  • Includes the current BC Building Code (including Plumbing Services) and the BC Fire Code.

KnowBC Online

  • Includes the following resources:
    • Encyclopedia of British ColumbiaWith more than 4,000 entries and 1,500 accompanying photographs, maps, charts and tables, as well as sound and video clips.
    • Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest A Photographic Encyclopedia of Invertebrates, Seaweeds and Selected Fishes.
    • The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia
    • Far West The Story of British Columbia
    • Raincoast Chronicles 20 Lilies and Fireweed: Frontier Women of British Columbia.
    • Where Mountains Meet the Sea A History of Coastal BC

Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online

  • Current vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation.